"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has"

Margaret Mead, Anthropologist
(used with permission)

"If you don't like the news .... go out and make some of your own !!"

Wes "Scoop" Nisker, Newscaster


Government is a slow and tedious process. While it often includes citizen and neighborhood involvement, non-governmental, private organizations have created movements and interesting groups which can create positive change in our cities and towns.

I am fascinated by the way groups are created and how they influence public decision making. This blog merely recognizes them and forwards the description of these groups from their own websites.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Sacramento Tree Foundation

Location: Sacramento, CA

Website: www.sactree.com

The Sacramento Tree Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to grow healthy, livable communities in the Sacramento region by building the best regional urban forest in the nation. We are leading the effort to plant 5 million trees in the Sacramento region.

The Sacramento Tree Foundation relies on private-public partnerships to enable its success. Our core staff made up of dedicated and passionate individuals work hand-in-hand with a committed Board of Directors, an unmatched Technical Advisory Commitee, and many business and civic partners.

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